Thursday, May 05, 2005

Rights Expressions About Metadata

Implementation Guidelines for the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting Conveying rights expressions about metadata in the OAI-PMH framework Editors: Carl Lagoze, Herbert Van de Sompel, Michael Nelson, and Simeon Warner.
Data providers might want to associate rights expressions with the metadata to indicate how it may be used, shared, and modified after it has been harvested. This specification defines how rights information pertaining to the metadata should be included in responses to OAI-PMH requests.

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